Definition of

A La Carte

  1. (noun, communication) a menu having individual dishes listed with separate prices
  2. (adj, all) (of a restaurant meal) having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
  3. (adv, all) by ordering items listed individually on a menu

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Antonyms of A La Carte

table d'hote

Alternate forms of A La Carte

Hypernyms: bill of fare, card, carte, carte du jour, menu

Origin of the word A La Carte

  1. 1826, from Fr. ? la carte, lit. "by the card" (see card (n.)); in other words, "ordered by separate items." Distinguished from a table d'h?te, meal served at a fixed, inclusive price. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like A La Carte

alacrity, allegretto

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